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1969

Lost in the Funhouse

By John Barth

Original Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.

Current Publisher: Anchor

Fiction Finalists That Year:

Fiction Winner That Year: Jerzy Kosinki for Steps

Fiction Judges That Year: Irving Howe, Jerre Mangione, Wright Morris

The Year in Literature:

  • House Made of Dawn by N. Scott Momaday won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
  • Samuel Beckett won the Nobel Prize for literature.

More Information: Barth won the National Book Award for Fiction in 1973 for Chimera.

Links: www.nbafictionblog.org/nba-winning-books-blog/1973.html

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